Bicycling in Danville for Work and Non-Work Trips

At the end of December, I published a blog entitled New Year’s Resolution:  “Bicycling is a Great Way to Get in Shape, Save Money, Help the Environment, and Get Rewarded for it!” In the blog, (see https://ridesolutions.org/2020/12/30/new-years-resolution-bicycling-is-a-great-way-to-get-in-shape-save-money-help-the-environment-and-get-rewarded-for-it/) I referenced numerous articles lauding the many health benefits of bicycling.  In addition […]

Employment Spotlight: Danville and Pittsylvania County

The U.S. Census Bureau has released 2017 data on its OnTheMap website, which is a very intuitive source for recent employment and commuting data.  This data is available for most areas of the U.S., and the West Piedmont Planning District is no exception.  Using this tool, we briefly explore employment […]

RIDE Smart Challenge 2019 Has Begun

RIDE Smart Challenge, an annual event hosted by RIDE Solutions, has officially begun.  The goal of the Challenge, which takes place throughout the entire month of October, is to take 100,000 miles off the road via ridesharing, walking, biking, transit, or telecommuting.  The RIDE Smart Challenge offers the potential for […]